The MerseySTEM Robotics Challenge! Will your team take the title?
August 07th 2015

The MerseySTEM Robotics Challenge! Will your team take the title?

IT’S TIME! The MerseySTEM Robotics Challenge is coming and over the next few months we’ll be holding heats across the region to see who can build the best battling bot! Are you in?


MerseySTEM, in partnership with the Local Enterprise Partnership in the Liverpool City Region & local manufacturers, are delighted to be able to invite Merseyside schools to take part in one of our ‘MerseySTEM Robotics Challenges’. This is a free-of charge robotics activity competition, based around the VEX Protobot system.


Along with 2 open heats, we have 6 local heats in:

– Liverpool
– Knowsley
– Wirral
– Sefton
– Halton
– St Helens

Each challenge will see teams of students from local schools take part in a full-day event, building their robots in the morning and pitting them against each other in the afternoon in a series of matches. The winning team will progress through to a grand final to compete against schools from across the Merseyside region!


Teams will be supported by STEM Ambassadors to help build their machine.


The day will enable students to understand a variety of design, science and engineering principles and also encourage teamwork, leadership and problem solving skills. The events aim to inspire and excite students’ interest in robotics & to demonstrate the practical application of mathematics and engineering.

Here are the details of our first heat – limited places remain!

Date: 25 September 2015
Time: 9.30 – 3.00
Knowsley Community College, Princess Drive, Liverpool, L14 9ND

Click here to book…

We’ll be revealing more heats in the coming months, so stay tuned!

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